ˌtē-ˌär-ˌen-ˈā How to pronounce tRNA (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web To find out, the team compared Klosneuvirus’s aminoacyl tRNA synthetase sequences with other forms of the enzymes across the tree of life. Jeffrey Marlow, Discover Magazine, 20 Apr. 2017 Lovisa Afzelius, an origination partner at Flagship Pioneering and chief executive of Alltrna, says the company could potentially use a single tRNA drug to treat thousands of diseases that stem from the same genetic mutation., 9 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tRNA was in 1962

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Cite this Entry

“TRNA.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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